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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid management in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This chapter focuses on the main management strategies used by citrus growers for Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) control in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Control strategies include monitoring and phytosanitary alert system, chemical control, biological control, and external actions. Farm size and the presence or...

Author(s)
Miranda, M. P.; Ayres, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk and management of fungicide resistance in the Asian soybean rust fungus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phakopsora pachyrhizi</i>.

Asian soyabean rust, caused by the biotrophic fungus Phakopsora pachyrhizi, is considered the most damaging foliar disease of soyabean (Glycine max). This chapter describes the fungicides for soyabean rust control and the risk of resistance. The Asian soyabean rust in Brazil, the sensitivity...

Author(s)
Godoy, C. V.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939052)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recently diagnosed poisonous plants in the Cariri region, state of Paraíba, Brazil.

This chapter reports three previously unknown poisonous plants for ruminants and horses in the Cariri region, Paraiba, Brazil. These are Arrabidaea corallina causing diarrhoea in goats, Mimosa ophthalmocentra causing malformations, and Chloris spp. which is probably harbouring endophytic fungi...

Author(s)
Pessoa, C. R. M.; Pessoa, A. F. A.; Dantas, A. F. M.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Fungicide resistance in crop protection: risk and management.

This book contains 21 chapters contributed by active researchers from several countries including Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. The book chapters have been divided into five sections. The first section on...

Author(s)
Thind, T. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939052)
Type
Book
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Cover for Plant Sciences Reviews 2011.

Plant Sciences Reviews provides scientists and students in the field with timely analysis on key topics in current research. These chapters were originally published in CAB Reviews. This volume makes available in printed form the reviews in plant sciences published during 2011.

Author(s)
Hemming, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640150)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Occurrence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pyrenophora tritici-repentis</i> causing tan spot in Argentina.

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is currently considered as one of the most important crops worldwide. It can be affected by several diseases. However, only a limited number of them, like 'tan spot' resulting from the fungus produced by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis, cause serious problems to the crop...

Author(s)
Moreno, M. V.; Perelló, A. E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma stromaticum</i> for management of witches' broom of cacao in Brazil.

Witches' broom disease, caused by the fungus Crinipellis perniciosa, can reduce cacao yields by 75% and is the main constraint for cacao cultivation in Brazil. In this chapter we review information about the biological control agent Trichoderma stromaticum, from its discovery in the Amazon basin,...

Author(s)
Pomella, A. W. V.; Souza, J. T. de; Niella, G. R.; Bateman, R. P.; Hebbar, P. K.; Loguercio, L. L.; Lumsden, R. D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diversity of microfungi in tropical soils.

This paper reviews current knowledge of diversity of soil microfungi in the tropics by focusing on Brazilian ecosystems and evaluates the possible influence of land use (i.e., forest, cacao, fallow and pasture) on fungal communities. Methods used in the past (culture-based procedures) and present...

Author(s)
Pfenning, L. H.; Abreu, L. M. de
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930325)
Type
Book chapter

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